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Issue 94, 2013
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Phosphinate stabilised ZnO and Cu colloidal nanocatalysts for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol

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Abstract

Colloidal solutions of ZnO–Cu nanoparticles can be used as catalysts for the reduction of carbon dioxide with hydrogen. The use of phosphinate ligands for the synthesis of the nanoparticles from organometallic precursors improves the reductive stability and catalytic activity of the system.

Graphical abstract: Phosphinate stabilised ZnO and Cu colloidal nanocatalysts for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol

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The article was received on 13 Aug 2013, accepted on 11 Oct 2013 and first published on 21 Oct 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46203J
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 11074-11076
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    Phosphinate stabilised ZnO and Cu colloidal nanocatalysts for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol

    N. J. Brown, J. Weiner, K. Hellgardt, M. S. P. Shaffer and C. K. Williams, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 11074
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC46203J

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